2016 Business and Public Notice Chart

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2016

2016 General Assembly Legislation as it relates to business and public notice issues related to the newspaper industry. This table includes links to the home pages of the legislation and the patron.

2016 Business and Public Notice Chart

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Bill Patron Date Updated / Status VPA Position
Local government; publication of notices for charter changes, referenda, and public hearings, etc. HB 129 Richard P. Bell 01/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017 by voice vote House: Continued to 2017 in Counties, Cities and Towns by voice vote
Oppose
Educational Institutions; revising and recodifying laws HB209 James M. LeMunyon (by request) 04/01/2016
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100365D House: Referred to Committee on Education House: Assigned Education sub: Higher Education House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Education with amendments (22-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendments agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB209E House: Printed as engrossed 16100365D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health Senate: Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB209ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/16/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 588 (effective 10/1/16)
Monitor
Land Bank Entities Act HB 268 Daniel W. Marshall III 03/11/2016
Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns Subcommittee #2 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (21-Y 1-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendments agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB268E House: Printed as engrossed 16103273D-E House: Read third time and passed House (80-Y 19-N) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (80-Y 19-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB268ER) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB268ER) House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 03/11/16 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 383 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0383)
Monitor
Legal notices; advertisement by locality HB 286 Christopher T. Head 01/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017 by voice vote House: Continued to 2017 in Counties, Cities and Towns by voice vote
Oppose
Disposable plastic shopping bags; local option to prohibit distribution HB 288 Gordon C. Helsel, Jr. 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns Subcommittee #1 Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in Counties, Cities and Towns
Monitor
Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation, etc. HB300 Marcus B. Simon 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned to Subcommittee #4. House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote House: Left in General Laws
Monitor
Allows a public utility to advertise proposed rate increase via mail or email to customers. HB611 Robert B. Bell 03/07/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor Subcommittee #1 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) House: Committee substitute printed 16105081D-H1. House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee substitute agreed to 16105081D-H1 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB611H1 House: Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N 2-A) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N 2-A) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N 1-A) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB611ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 283 (effective 7/1/16)
Amended
6-month moratorium on oyster leases in 2 areas of Virginia Beach. HB640 Jason S. Miyares 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Subcommittee Chesapeake Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote House: Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Monitor
Prince William County Metrorail Improvement District HB826 Luke E. Torian 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Transportation Assigned Subcommittee #3 House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote 6 House: Left in Transportation
Monitor
Mechanics' liens, amount of lien; nonresident notice requirements HB940 Tony O. Witt 03/11/2016
House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice sub: Civil Law Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N) House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) House: Read first time House: Read second time House: Committee amendments agreed to House: Engrossed by House as amended HB940E House: Printed as engrossed 16101410D-E House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 0-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) Senate: Read third time Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)Senate: Reconsideration of House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) House: Enrolled House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB940ER) House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Signed by President House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/201 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 03/11/16 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 397 (effective 7/1/16) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0397) Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0397)
Monitor
Advertisement of legal notices by certain towns HB956 Mark Keam 01/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017 by voice vote House: Continued to 2017 in Counties, Cities and Towns by voice vote
Oppose
Local alternative minimum wage HB995 Mark H. Levine 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor Assigned Subcommittee #1 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 4-N) House: Left in Commerce and Labor
Monitor
Advertisement of legal notices by certain towns HB1078 Jennifer B. Boysko 01/29/2016
House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Town Assigned to Subcommittee #2 Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2017 by voice vote House: Continued to 2017 in Counties, Cities and Towns by voice vote
Oppose
Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation, professional services HB1280 David B. Albo 02/16/2016
House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned to Subcommittee #2 House: Left in General Laws
Oppose
Celebrating the life of Alison Bailey Parker HJ 39 Christopher T. Head 01/21/2016
House: Agreed to by House - Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk Agreed to by Senate House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ39ER)
Support
Commending the Virginia Coalition for Open Government HJ91 James LeMunyon 01/21/2016
House: Agreed to by House by voice vote Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk Agreed to by Senate by voice vote House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ91ER)
Support
Commending retired Chatham Star-Tribune editor Tim Davis HJ106 Les R. Adams 01/21/2016
House: Agreed to by House by voice vote Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk Agreed to by Senate by voice vote House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ106ER)
Support
Celebrating the life of Frank A. Parsons HJ 314 Benjamin L. Cline 02/25/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105005D House: Engrossed by House House: Agreed to by House Senate: Received Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk Senate: Agreed to by Senate
Support
Commending the Falls Church News-Press HJ 343 Marcus B. Simon 02/29/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105522D House: Engrossed by House House: Agreed to by House by voice vote Senate: Received Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk
Support
Celebrating the life of John Stewart Bryan III HR130 G. Manoli Loupassi 02/19/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105082D House: Engrossed by House House: Agreed to by House House: Bill text as passed House (HR130ER)
Support
Commending Frank Green HR195 Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan, Jr. 03/03/2016
House: Presented and laid on Speaker's table 16105911D
Support
Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties SB 33 Louise L. Lucas 02/08/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Assigned GL&T sub: #1 Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (5-Y 7-N 3-A)
Monitor
Virginia Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties SB 34 Louise L. Lucas 02/01/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Assigned GL&T sub: #1 Senate: Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (9-Y 6-N)
Monitor
Disposable plastic shopping bags; local option to prohibit distribution SB 55 Mamie E. Locke 01/19/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government - Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in Local Government (6-Y 7-N)
Monitor
Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation, etc. SB67 Jennifer T. Wexton 02/18/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 4-N) Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 4-N) Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read second time and engrossed Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 15-N) House: Referred to Committee on General Laws House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
Monitor
Public utilities; regulation of rates and service, procedures of the State Corporation Commission SB85 Thomas A. Garrett 03/01/2016
Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (13-Y 0-N) Senate: Committee substitute printed 16105313D-S1 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read second time 02/11/16 Senate: Reading of substitute waived Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 16105313D-S1 Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB85S1 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) House: Placed on Calendar House: Read first time House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (19-Y 0-N) House: Read second time House: Read third time House: Passed House (99-Y 0-N 1-A) House: VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N 1-A) Senate: Enrolled Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB85ER) Senate: Signed by President House: Signed by Speaker Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/16 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2016 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 191 (effective 7/1/16)
Oppose
Plastic bag; tax imposed in Chesapeake Bay Watershed SB 114 J. Chapman Petersen 01/20/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Finance (10-Y 5-N)
Monitor
Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission SB191 John C. Miller 02/23/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (11-Y 2-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Read second time and engrossed Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections House: Assigned P & E sub: Elections House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
Monitor
Advertisement of legal notices by certain towns SB251 Richard H. Black 02/17/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government Senate: Left in Local Government
Oppose
Advertisement of legal notices by certain towns SB371 Jenifer T. Wexton 02/02/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in Local Government (13-Y 0-N)
Oppose
Foreclosure advertisements; posted at courthouse and on circuit court website SB560 Thomas K. Norment 02/15/2016
Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (8-Y 7-N) Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed by for the day Senate: Passed by for the day Senate: Passed by for the day Senate: Read second time Senate: Reading of amendments waived Senate: Committee amendments agreed to Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB560E Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) Senate: Passed by temporarily Senate: Defeated by Senate (17-Y 21-N)
Oppose
Celebrating the life of John Stewart Bryan III SJ149 A. Donald McEachin 02/19/2016
Senate: Presented 16104921D Senate: Laid on Clerk's Desk Senate: Engrossed by Senate Senate: Agreed to by Senate House: Received House: Laid on Speaker's table House: Agreed to by House Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ149ER)
Support
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